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Former Michigan Cop Sentenced In The Beating Of Black Motorist
By Serena Maria Daniels, Reuters
"You were so into your bravado that you forgot the eye of justice was watching you and recording this disgusting beating," the judge said.
Former Detroit Officer Found Guilty In Videotaped Beating Of Black Man
The jurors found former officer William Melendez guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and of misconduct in office.
Rebecca Cook / Reuters
Judge Refuses To Delay Trial For Ex-Cop Charged In Dashcam Beating
The former officer punched Floyd Dent in the head 16 times.
Mayor: Taxing Residents To Pay For Police Misconduct Suit Hurts 'Those Who Can Afford It The Least'
Inkster, Michigan, property owners will see the one-time tax increase on their July bill, the city said this week. For the
Ex-Cop To Stand Trial In Dashcam Beating Of Unarmed Motorist
Dent stood by his account, but appeared somewhat confused at times during the cross-examination. He testified that the arrest
Police Chief Resigns After Officer Charged In Brutal Traffic Stop
Yost's predecessor as chief left the police department nine months ago. The department has faced severe budget cuts in recent
Michigan Police Officer Caught In Violent Arrest Video Charged With Felonies
Melendez, 46, later testified that Dent had said he was going to kill him, appeared to be under the influence of drugs and
Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea For Detroit Man Brutally Beaten By Police
By Reuters, Reuters
(Reporting by Serena Maria Daniels; Editing by David Bailey, Eric Walsh, Eric Beech and Cynthia Osterman) Gregory Rohl, Dent's
Michigan Officer In Violent Arrest Video Previously Accused Of Excessive Force, Planting Evidence
While incidents of excessive force can cause a swarm of media attention, attorney David Robinson -- who was a Detroit cop
Black Man Beaten By Police In Michigan Says Cop Planted Drugs
After watching the video, a judge dismissed charges of assault and resisting arrest. But Dent still faces drug charges. He
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'I'm Lucky To Be Living': Video Shows Cops Brutally Beating Unarmed Black Man In Michigan
"I'm lucky to be living. I think they was trying to kill me, especially when they had choked me," Dent told WDIV. "I mean
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